Sue Green

Professor Sue Green

  • Professor and Head of Department of Nursing Science
  • BG-409d,
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Sue Green holds the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Nursing Science. Her research and professional practice activities focus on aspects of clinical nutrition, particularly nutritional care by nurses. She has extensive experience of teaching and learning in higher education, including post-graduate and undergraduate programme leadership, Sue is a Registered Nurse with clinical experience in acute and continuing care environments. She has held academic posts at Leeds, Kingston, Hull and Southampton Universities before moving to Bournemouth University in 2018.

Committed to the development of clinical academic roles for nurses, Sue held funded clinical academic posts, combining research and clinical roles from 2009 to 2018. Sue continued to work clinically as a Nutrition Nurse seconded to Solent NHS Trust until 2022.

Sue enjoys working with students undertaking all levels of study. Enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Good health and well-being

"Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages"

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Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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Journal Articles

  • Heaslip, V., Green, S., Simkhada, B., Dogan, H. and Richer, S., 2022. How do people who are homeless find out about local health and social care services: A mixed method study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (1).
  • Adesina, N., Dogan, H., Green, S. and Tsofliou, F., 2022. Effectiveness and usability of digital tools to support dietary self-management of gestational diabetes mellitus: A systematic review. Nutrients, 14 (1).
  • Payne, L., Green, S. et al., 2021. Optimising an intervention to support home-living older adults at risk of malnutrition: a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 22 (1).
  • Heaslip, V., Richer, S., Simkhada, B., Dogan, H. and Green, S., 2021. Use of technology to promote health and wellbeing of people who are homeless: A systematic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (13).
  • Simkhada, B., van Teijlingen, E., Naheed, A., Warren, A. and Green, S., 2021. Importance of involving patients and public in health research in Bangladesh and Nepal. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 37 (1).
  • Heelan, M., Prieto, J., Roberts, H., Gallant, N., Barnes, C. and Green, S., 2020. The use of finger foods in care settings: an integrative review. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 33 (2), 187-197.
  • Green, S.M., Townsend, K., Jarrett, N. and Fader, M., 2019. The experiences and support needs of people living at home with an enteral tube: a qualitative interview study. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 32 (5), 646-658.
  • Green, S.M., Townsend, K., Jarrett, N., Westoby, C. and Fader, M., 2019. People with enteral tubes and their carers' views of living with a tube and managing associated problems: A qualitative interview study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28 (19-20), 3710-3720.
  • Harris, P.S., Green, S.M. et al., 2019. Barriers and facilitators to screening and treating malnutrition in older adults living in the community: A mixed-methods synthesis. BMC Family Practice, 20 (1).
  • McGarry, J.R., Pope, C. and Green, S.M., 2018. Perioperative nursing: maintaining momentum and staying safe. Journal of Research in Nursing, 23 (8), 727-739.
  • Green, S., 2018. Interview with Sue Green. Br J Community Nurs, 23 (Sup7), S34.
  • Jensen, P.S., Green, S.M., Petersen, J., Andersen, O. and Poulsen, I., 2018. Perceptions and experiences of nutritional care following the overwhelming experience of lower extremity amputation: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27 (5-6), e808-e819.
  • Pratt, J. and Green, S., 2017. Removal of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in adults using the “cut and push” method: A systematic review. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 21, 59-65.
  • Edmunds, C. and Green, S., 2017. What makes a mother wean early? Community Practitioner, 90 (6), 42-44.
  • Holt, I.G.S., Green, S.M. and Nelson, E.A., 2016. Oral nutritional supplements for treating venous leg ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016 (5).
  • Stevens, A.K., Raphael, H. and Green, S.M., 2015. A qualitative study of older people with minimal care needs experiences of their admission to a nursing home with Registered Nurse care. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 16 (2), 94-105.
  • Dinenage, S., Gower, M., Van Wyk, J., Blamey, A., Ashbolt, K., Sutcliffe, M. and Green, S.M., 2015. Development and evaluation of a home enteral nutrition team. Nutrients, 7 (3), 1607-1617.
  • Green, S.M., James, E.P., Latter, S., Sutcliffe, M. and Fader, M.J., 2014. Barriers and facilitators to screening for malnutrition by community nurses: A qualitative study. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27 (1), 88-95.
  • Wells, M.J., Jamieson, K., Markham, T.C.W., Green, S.M. and Fader, M.J., 2014. The effect of caffeinated versus decaffeinated drinks on overactive bladder. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 41 (4), 371-378.
  • Westwood, G., Fader, M., Roberts, L., Green, S., Prieto, J. and Bayliss-Pratt, L., 2013. Clinical leaders. Clinical academics can transform care. The Health Service Journal, 123 (6368), 28-29.
  • Green, S.M. and James, E.P., 2013. Barriers and facilitators to undertaking nutritional screening of patients: A systematic review. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 26 (3), 211-221.
  • Green, S.M., Martin, H.J., Roberts, H.C. and Sayer, A.A., 2011. A systematic review of the use of volunteers to improve mealtime care of adult patients or residents in institutional settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20 (13-14), 1810-1823.
  • Green, S., 2003. Nutrition. A health promotion approach, 2nd edition. NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 23 (4), 315.
  • Green, S.M., 2002. Nutrition in clinical practice. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, 40 (3), 371.
  • Green, S., 2001. Health psychology: A textbook, 2nd edition. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, 33 (5), 696.


  • Green, S., 2023. Redfern's Nursing Older People. In: Ross, F.M., Harris, R., Fitzpatrick, J. and Abley, C., eds. Redfern's Nursing Older People. Elsevier Health Sciences.
  • Green, S., 2019. Nutrition and health. In: Peate, I., ed. Alexander's Nursing Practice Hospital and Home. Elsevier Ltd, 541-560.
  • Green, S.M., 2018. Nutritional screening. In: Hickson, M., Smith, S. and Whelan, K., eds. Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Nutrition Support. New York: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 45-49.


  • Adesina, N., Dogan, H., Green, S. and Tsofliou, F., 2021. Dietary digital tools to support self-management of gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic literature review. In: Summer Conference: Nutrition in a Changing World 6-8 July 2021 Online. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 80 (OCE5), E221 Cambridge University Press.
  • Green, S., 2019. Living with an enteral tube. In: Solent NHS Trust Annual Conference 2019 11 July 2019 Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
  • Westoby, C.B., Cummings, J.R.F., Parsons, E.L. and Green, S., 2019. A pilot study investigating the use of handgrip strength as a nutritional assessment tool in adults with inflammatory bowel disease. In: British Association of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 20-21 November 2018 Harrogate Convention Centre. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 29, 262.
  • Gallant, N.R., Green, S., Schoonhoven, L. and Collier, L., 2018. Improving meal times for people with dementia in acute hospitals: a mixed methods study. In: Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 21-26 July 2018 Chicago, USA. Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 14 (7), P1643.
  • Walters, E.R., Green, S. and Bartlett, R., 2018. Carer experience of appetite changes in people living with dementia at home. In: 21st European Nutrition and Dietetics Conference 11-13 June 2018 Dublin, Ireland. Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, 9 (3), 47.
  • Baker-Moffatt, M., Green, S. and Wilks, S.A., 2015. SUN-PP262: Nasogastric Tube Blockage: Does Bacteria Play a Role? In: 37th ESPEN Congress 5-8 September 2015 Lisbon, Portugal. Clinical Nutrition Supplements, 34 (1), S120-S121 Elsevier BV.
  • Baker-Moffatt, M., Wilks, S. and Green, S., 2015. PWE-223 Investigating biofilm formation in the lumen of sterile nasogastric tubes. In: 2nd Digestive Disorders Federation Conference 22-25 June 2015 London, UK. Gut, 64 (1), A310 BMJ.


Internet Publications



  • Baker-Moffatt, M., Green, S. and Wilkes, S.A., 2015. Nasogastric tube blockage: does bacteria play a role? In: 37th ESPEN Congress.


  • Wessex Academic Health Science Network, 2020. Older People’s Essential Nutrition (OPEN) Toolkit. Wessex Academic Health Science Network. Published online.
  • Winnard, C., Green, S., Baylay, A., Fader, M., Johnson, M., Keevil, C. and Wilks, S., 2020. Uncovering microbial populations in the lumen of neonatal enteral feeding tubes utilising 16s rRNA sequencing. bioRxiv 2020.03.02.972703. Published online.
  • Green, S., 2019. Living with an enteral tube. Dorset: Patients on Intravenous and Naso-gastric Nutrition Treatment (PINNT). Published.


  • People who sleep in the open air have complex needs. This co-produced technological solution will support rough sleepers to self-care by locating and accessing services (Burdett Trust for Nursing, 01 Mar 2020). Completed
  • STREAM - Screen and TREAt for Malnutrition (NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research, 01 Jan 2017). In Progress
  • Hospital admission of people receiving enteral tube feeding at home: prevalence, risk factors and exploration of interventions which promote management at home. (Health Education England (HEE) and National Institute for Health Research Integrated Clinical Academic Programme, 01 Jan 2014). Completed